Careershifters blog

From the City to the High Seas

"I caught the train to work one March morning. The sun came out, the breeze was a steady force 3-4, perfect for sailing, and I just thought 'what am I doing?'. I resigned that day." From working in finance, Peter Firth now skippers super-yachts in the Caribbean. This is his story.

From Corporate Marketer to Own Business

Anna Lundberg had squeezed all the juice from her full-time marketing job and knew it was time to move on. In an all-or-nothing move, she took a long-desired sabbatical, started her own business, and moved to a new country. Sound too good to be true? This is how she did it.

From Academia to Career Advisor

One meeting sparked a new interest in Rebecca Dirnfeld. In a brave move, she gave up the 'academic' identity she had felt so defined by. She is now happily working as a career counsellor and running her own website. Read on to find out how she made her shift.

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